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Language and Social Context Selected Readings by Pier Paolo Giglioli

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Published by Penguin (Non-Classics) .
Written in English


  • Sociolinguistics,
  • Social Science / General,
  • Sociology

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Number of Pages400
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Open LibraryOL9302970M
ISBN 100140133038
ISBN 109780140133035

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Language and Social Context book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5. According to the book, "Rethinking Context: Language as an Interactive Phenomenon," "Recent work in a number of different fields has called into question the adequacy of earlier definitions of context in favor of a more dynamic view of the relationship between linguistic and non-linguistic dimensions of communicative : Richard Nordquist.   Introduction A discussion of language in social context is focussed on a language acquisition and language learning, significance of language in a community, and relation of language and society. The language acquisition is differentiated from the language learning. The former is unconsciously conducted by a language user, whereas the latter is consciously . The book is intended to inform on the subject of context with regards to websites, mobile apps, and digital information, but I found it useful and educational in ways I hadn't thought of. Really worth reading if you work in the tech space, or any role that requires you to understand the perspective of other people = it really opened my eyes to Cited by:

Language, Context, and Text: Aspects of Language in a Social-Semiotic Perspective M. A. K. Halliday, Ruqaiya Hasan, Frances Christie This study deals with the linguistic study of texts as a way of understanding how language functions in its immensely varied range of social contexts. Language and Social Context Research and teaching on language in social context at Berkeley embraces sociolinguistic, anthropological, and humanistic approaches to understanding the complex relationships among language structure, language use, and the social world. The Social context of language. [Ivana Marková; British Psychological Society. Social Section.; Book: All Authors / Contributors: OCLC Number: Notes: Based on a conference on language and the social context, sponsored by the Social Section and Scottish Branch of the British Psychological Society, held at the University of. The opening chapter, entitled "Context in Language," is written by Susan Ervin-Tripp, whose diverse and innovative research inspired the editors to dedicate this book to her honor. Ervin-Tripp is known for her work in the fields of linguistics, psychology, child development, sociology, anthropology, rhetoric, and women's studies.

Paperback. Condition: Very Good. Language and Social Context (Pelican) This book is in very good condition and will be shipped within 24 hours of ordering. The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far. The impact of a social context on language learning is also seen in studies in this laboratory demonstrating that second-language learning in infancy at both the phonetic and word levels requires social interaction; infants learn from ‘live’ tutors but not from the same information delivered via a TV monitor (Conboy & Kuhl, ; Kuhl, Cited by: Language and Social Behavior - 2 - Language and Social Behavior Language pervades social life. It is the principal vehicle for the transmission of cultural knowledge, and the primary means by which we gain access to the contents of others' minds. Language is implicated in most of the phenomena that lie at the core ofFile Size: KB.   Language in Social Context Variation and Style Accent, Dialect, & Variety Speech Community Style Shifting Register, Jargon, & Slang Politeness Negative & Positive Politeness Speech Act Contrastive Analysis Bilingualism & Multilingualism Vitality and Diglosia Code Switching & Mixing Gender Sex and Gender Exclusive & Preferential Features.